"The truth is, all might be free if they valued freedom, and defended it as they ought." - Samuel Adams

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #36: Rewriting Nullification History (With the Truth)

"10 Minutes Closer to Freedom" In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about a recently published academic paper that obliterates conventional thinking about nullification and interposition. In 1798, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison penned the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions in response to the Alien and Sedition Acts. These documents, approved by the..

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Planned Parenthood Funding Unconstitutional; So is Republican Defunding Plan

One of the great debates over the last few weeks has centered around Republican attempts to defund Planned Parenthood. The brouhaha started with the release of a series of undercover videos produced by anti-abortion activists that appeared to prove the organization sells fetal tissue. That prompted conservatives to call on Congress to defund Planned Parenthood...

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Podcast: Jefferson and Madison’s Blueprint to Stop Unconstitutional Federal Acts

In episode #8 of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I delve into some long forgotten history and talk about the blueprint Thomas Jefferson and James Madison gave us to stop unconstitutional federal overreach. In 1798, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison penned the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions, laying out the principles of nullification for the first time...

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Constitution 101: Federal Highway Funding Unconstitutional

With a single headline, I just relegated myself to the political fringe. Federal highway funding is unconstitutional. Most people immediately dismissed this statement as out of hand. Extreme. Kookie. This illustrates just how far Americans have strayed from our constitutional roots. Notice what I did not say. I didn’t suggest the federal government shouldn’t fund..

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